NExT Syllabus 2024, Subject Wise Syllabus Details: Check Here

NExT 2024 Syllabus is among the most awaited update for the exam. Recently, when NCISM released the official notification regarding the NExT 2024 examination for (Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa-Rigpa), it was expected that the some update regarding the syllabus will also be released.

However, the major focus of the notification was regarding the conduct of the examination. The NCISM notification stated that the NExT 2024 exam will be held in the month of October, 2024

Few months back AIIMS, Delhi started the NExT registration for MBBS graduates but was later cancelled. Soon the decision to conduct NExT in replacement of FMGE and NEET PG will be announced by concerned authority, till then it is paused.

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The National Exit Test (NExT) is a proposed examination for medical graduates in India, intended to replace the NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduates) and the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) from 2025. It is expected to become a mandatory licensure exam for all Ayush and medical graduates in India, ensuring they meet the necessary standards to practice medicine.

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NExT Syllabus 2024

The new notification which was released by NCISM stated information only for the graduates Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa-Rigpa. In this article we have shared the NExT 2024 syllabus as per the new notification for Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa-Rigpa graduates and based on old notification for MBBS graduates.

For Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa-Rigpa:

NExT 2024 Syllabus for Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, and Sowa-Rigpa graduates is same what they have studied in ther undergraduate. NCISM specifically mentioned in the notification that the syllabus will be as same that is prescribed by the NCISM in UG courses (BAMS, BSMS, BSRMS, BUMS).

For MBBS Graduates:

The NExT 2024 syllabus covers a range of clinical, pre-clinical, and para-clinical subjects. The below mentioned table showcases the complete syllabus of paper 1 and paper 2.

Syllabus for NExT Paper 1Syllabus for NExT Paper 2
Medicine & allied subjects, Paediatrics and Ophthalmology (including applied aspects of these subjects covered under I, II and III MBBS course).Obstetrics and gynaecology and Otorhinolaryngology, Surgery and allied subjects, including applied aspects these subjects covered under I, II and III MBBS courses.

Medicine & Allied Subjects: The subject includes the internal medicine, including diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases related to different organ systems.

Paediatrics: The subject focuses on the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, including developmental milestones, common childhood illnesses, and immunisation schedules.

Surgery & Allied Subjects: It includes various surgical disciplines like general surgery, orthopaedics, urology, and plastic surgery, focusing on surgical procedures and management of surgical emergencies.

Otorhinolaryngology (ENT): This subject deals with disorders related to the head and neck, including ear diseases, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and hearing impairment.

Obstetrics & Gynaecology: It covers medical care during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum period, including antenatal care and management of high-risk pregnancies.

Ophthalmology: It focuses on eye diseases and their treatment, including anatomy of the eye, common eye conditions, and ophthalmic surgical procedures.

NExT 2024 Exam Pattern

Check NExT Exam Pattern details related to Ayush courses and PG medical courses:

For Ayush Courses (Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Sowa-Rigpa):

Exam National Exit Test (NExT) 2024
Total Number of Questions120 Questions
Total Marks480 Marks
Duration of the exam180 Minutes
Types of QuestionMCQs
Marking Scheme+4 Marks for every correct answer

-1 mark deducted for a wrong answer 

For PG Medical Courses (MBBS Graduates):

Total Number of QuestionsPaper 1: 120 Questions

Paper 2: 140 Questions

Total MarksPaper 1: 120 Marks

Paper 2: 140 Marks

Duration of the examPaper 1: 3 hours

Paper 2: 3 hours 30 min

Types of QuestionMCQs
Marking Scheme1 mark for every correct answer

¼ mark deduction for wrong answer

Preparation Tips For NExT 2024 Exam

  • Familiarising yourself with the detailed syllabus of NExT 2024 exam. Candidates need make sure that they cover all the essential topics in pre-clinical, para-clinical, and clinical subjects.
  • Utilising standard textbooks, reference materials, and online resources specifically tailored for NExT preparation. Joining coaching classes and online courses can also provide guidance to the students.
  • Since NExT Step 1 is a multiple-choice question-based exam, practicing MCQs from various sources, including previous year papers, can help students get accustomed to the exam pattern.
  • For NExT Step 2, focus on honing your clinical skills. Engage in hands-on practice, participate in clinical rotations, and seek feedback from mentors and experienced professionals.
  • Create a realistic study schedule that allows ample time for revision and practice. Prioritise topics based on their weightage and your proficiency levels.

In this article, we have shared all the details regarding the NExT 2024 syllabus. The details regarding the syllabus for Ayush (Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Sowa-Rigpa) and MBBS is mentioned in this article.

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